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possible father and mother to edward harrison

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Emma

Emma Report 11 Apr 2008 21:45

i have found this can anyone confirm Charles Alexander Harrison and his wife Ella Louise Collins to be edward harrisons father and mother? edward died at war i have his death and birth year brn 1917;1942 he married phyllis mary bishop in 1936 can anyone look up to see if these are his parents he was married in tiptoe hampshire also my brother seems to think phyllis had more children out of wedlock prior to dad he remember dad saying they were only max 4 yrs older than him so from 1929-1931
birth records of phyllis m bishop having a maiden name of bishop and childs surname being bishop many thanks

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 11 Apr 2008 21:52

No-one can look up his parents on the internet.

You will have to buy his birth certificate to find out the names of his parents.

Go to www.freebmd.org.uk to get the full reference.

Then go to www.gro.gov.uk to order the certificate online. The GRO reference number is at the set of 2 numbers to the right of the reference you will have found.

The certificate will cost £7



sylvia

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 11 Apr 2008 21:54

Their is this birth, You would need to buy the cert to confirm who the parents are.

Name: Edward W Harrison
Year of Registration: 1917
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's Maiden Name: Collins
District: Cosford
County: Suffolk
Volume: 4a
Page: 1408

Roy

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 11 Apr 2008 21:55

www.freebmd.org.uk is a free site ....... and accessible to anyone

It carries bmds from Septemebr 1837 to about 1920/25 ........ it is still a work in progress.


To fnd records between about 1920 and 1983, one has to search the Complete Index quarter by quarter year by year ....... a very long and tedious job to ask anyone to do for you!

The Complete Index is found on ancestry.co.uk, for which you do need a subscription .... people will look things up for you, but not usually when it involves such a long period of time, with christian names not known.


sylvia

Nickydownsouth

Nickydownsouth Report 11 Apr 2008 22:02

Found him on the CWGC you can print this off as a cert.



HARRISON, EDWARD WILLIAM
Initials: E W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 287 Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 26/01/1942
Service No: 5828522
Additional information: Son of Charles and Ella Harrison; husband of Phyllis Alice Harrison, of Pitlochry, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 39.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL




Nicky

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 11 Apr 2008 22:06

Is this where you got the details for possible parents?

Name: HARRISON, EDWARD WILLIAM
Initials: E W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Unit Text: 287 Field Coy.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 26/01/1942
Service No: 5828522
Additional information: Son of Charles and Ella Harrison; husband of Phyllis Alice Harrison, of Pitlochry, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 39.
Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

If so then it looks like you need scottish records, you would need to put that in your thread

Roy

Emma

Emma Report 11 Apr 2008 22:11

nicki and porky thanks that alliminates ella and charles as his parents as mine married a phyllis m bishop

Nickydownsouth

Nickydownsouth Report 11 Apr 2008 22:26

I take it that you have Edward and Phyliss`s marriage cert, as you are sure thats who he married in 1936.....his fathers name would be on that.....



Nicky..

Nickydownsouth

Nickydownsouth Report 11 Apr 2008 22:29

So this one is your Edward then.....



HARRISON, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 28/10/1942
Service No: 6202330
Additional information: Husband of Phyllis Mary Harrison, of Tiptoe, Hampshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Brit. Sec. B. B. 4.
Cemetery: YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY



Nicky

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Emma

Emma Report 11 Apr 2008 23:02

sylvia thanks for that info been on there an hour i really enjoyed it may start offering searches back in next couple of days didnt know that site was there thanks so much

Emma

Emma Report 11 Apr 2008 23:03

nicky yes
thats mine im 99.9% sure awaiting maridge cert

Nickydownsouth

Nickydownsouth Report 11 Apr 2008 23:08

What a coincidence.... 2 Edward Harrisons born and died the same years and both married to a Phyllis....can`t be many of them around....



Nicky

Emma

Emma Report 12 Apr 2008 08:52

nicky no its just my luck tho lol

Emma

Emma Report 14 Apr 2008 00:34

found a relative of the other one didnt know who there edward had married so they are pleased thanks nicky